Fashion Police: The Only So-So Pretty-In-Pink Petite

Fashion Police Alert Fuchsia is a bright color meant to draw the eye, and this gal’s top certainly did.  While I applaud her attempt to look pulled together, there are a couple of things that she could have done better: 1.  Wear a Support Bra This one is flattening and allowing her to sag instead…

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Guidelines for Wearing White

There’s something cool and refreshing about white clothing that makes it chic on even the hottest days.  Since it reflects light and absorbs perspiration, making it less noticeable than on other colors, the wearer looks cool and collected, even when the temperature soars.  Small wonder then that white has been a long-time favorite of residents…

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Petite Clothing – A Thing of the Past?

First it was Petite Sophisticate and Casual Corner.  Now it’s Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale’s.  They’re doing away with their petite departments to make room for trendier labels and clothes. This New York Times article tells all about the demise of the petite clothing market. So what’s a petite gal to do?  Aside from…

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Never Let Them See You Sweat

A few years ago when I was speaking at the Washington Press Club, I shared the podium with a roster of people who had been invited to speak at a conference.  One of the men who preceded me gave a fascinating talk, but mid-way through his presentation, I noticed that he was perspiring heavily.  So…

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Plus Size Travel Clothing

In addition to these plus size clothing and travel clothing resources comes this resource from reader Kris Glick: “Just thought I’d pass on some info on material that doesn’t wrinkle which is wonderful for the large woman.  I’ve started getting outfits in the slinky knit material. They are absolutely fantastic!  They are so comfortable and…

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